Air China 818 Engine Issues?

Old Sep 17, 19, 5:25 pm
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Air China 818 Engine Issues?

Does anyone know what happened to Air China Flight 818 (IAD-PEK) today? I was outside when it took off and heard some rather unusual booms every couple seconds, when I looked up I saw the plane but and didn't see anything until it passed and there were flames coming out of one of the engines. I thought it might be a bird strike... Nothing on the local news yet.
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Old Sep 17, 19, 8:50 pm
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Seems it was an engine fire as the Washington Post reported, via FAA info.
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Old Sep 18, 19, 12:26 pm
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The following article says very little, but does include an embedded video:
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Old Sep 18, 19, 10:25 pm
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Look liek a compressor stall. May be some bird.

Those guys caught it on video with the sound

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